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MAAD enlists Hannah Yadi, Lostboy for new single “Wonderland”

6 Sep

American singer, songwriter, model, and DJ Natasha Jihane Ferguson, known mononymously as MAAD, has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Wonderland” – featuring Jimi Tents – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by MAAD alongside fellow recording artist Hannah Yadi, whose songwriting resume boasts further works with Tara Carosielli (“Leave You Lonely”), Frank Gamble (“J’adore”), Maxine Ashley (“Run from Reason”) and Zac Samuel (“Losing You”).

Production duties on “Wonderland” were handled by Lostboy (real name Peter Rycroft), who is also responsible for Gabrielle Aplin’s “Waking Up Slow,” Sarah Close’s “Call Me Out,” Lauren Faith’s “Let Them Talk,” Caitlyn Scarlett’s “Hell for a Honeymoon,” and Skinny Living’s “Why.”

On the follow-up to “Le Funk,” which was released earlier this year, MAAD has also worked with songwriters and producers including Fred Ball (Rihanna, Alicia Keys), Trey Campbell (Kiana Lede, Ella Henderson), GRADES (Raleigh Ritchie, Jessie Ware) and Chiara Hunter (Fleur East, Imani Williams).

Stream the audio clip for “Wonderland” below.

Mollie King reunites with Xenomania’s Brian Higgins for new single “Hair Down”

27 Aug

Mollie King has announced the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Hair Down” as the second promotional cut from her upcoming debut album and will release it on September 1st via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written and produced by Brian Higgins of Xenomania, who previously teamed up with King as part of The Saturdays on “All Fired Up,” which peaked to number three on the UK Singles Chart.

Some of his other notable credits include Girls Aloud’s “Something New,” Alesha Dixon’s “The Boy Does Nothing,” Sugababes’ “Red Dress,” Melanie Blatt’s “Do Me Wrong,” Little Mix’s “Pretend It’s Okay,” Kylie Minogue’s “Giving You Up,” and Rebecca Ferguson’s “Mr. Bright Eyes.”

King’s first studio collection, on the other hand, is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further productions from Jonny Lattimer (Sinead Harnett), Knightstarr (Pixie Lott), The Rascals (Kelly Rowland), Electric (Imani Williams), Red Triangle (Fleur East), Cutfather (Ella Henderson), KIN (Tamera Foster) and Mac & Phil (Leona Lewis).

On the songwriting front, King has worked with Chelcee Grimes (Kesha), Tayla Parx (Liza Owen), Rachel Furner (Sam Smith), Chiara Hunter (Paloma Faith), Fiona Bevan (Antigoni Buxton), Grace Barker (Rita Ora), Cara Salimando (Dua Lipa), Britt Burton (Jessie J) and Nina Nesbitt (Olivia Holt).

Watch the music video for “Back to You” below.

Antigoni Buxton teases new collaboration with Nicola Roberts

19 Jul

Antigoni Buxton has teased a new collaboration with Nicola Roberts.

“Sick day at the studio yesterday with the lovely @lilcola & Henry Binns,” the British singer/songwriter posted to Instagram on Tuesday (July 18, 2017).

Roberts’ songwriting resume boasts works with Girls Aloud (“On the Metro”), Cheryl (“Goodbye Means Hello”), Little Mix (“Going Nowhere”), Tiffany (“Talk”), Joel Compass (“Girlfriends”), Taya (“Redlight”), Nina Nesbitt (“Take You to Heaven”) and Tinashe (“Ghetto Boy”).

The former Girls Aloud member has also worked with top producers including Richard “Biff” Stannard, Electric, Devonte Hynes, GRADES, Lucas Secon, MNEK, Fred Ball, Knightstarr, Scott Hoffman, Diztortion, James Draper, Moon Willis, Adriano Buffone, and Dimitri Tikovoi.

Meanwhile, Buxton’s upcoming debut project is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Karen Poole (Lily Allen), Diane Warren (Ciara), Fiona Bevan (Una Healy), Negin Djafari (Mabel McVey), Chelcee Grimes (Tamera Foster), Anita Blay (Becky Hill) and Chiara Hunter (David Guetta).

Watch the music video for “Beat of My Drum” below.

Antigoni Buxton teams with Karen Poole for new collaboration

15 Jul

British singer/songwriter Antigoni Buxton has enlisted the songwriting services of Karen Poole for her upcoming debut project under Island Records UK.

Poole’s extensive resume boasts works with Moko’s “Your Love,” Tough Love’s “Touch,” Jamelia’s “Taxi,” Watermat’s “All My Love,” Lily Allen’s “Cheryl Tweedy,” Kylie Minogue’s “Chocolate,” Taya’s “Sweet Waste of Time,” Janet Jackson’s “Put Your Hands On,” and Galantis’ “Rich Boy.”

Fans of her work should also keep an eye on the next projects by Becky Hill [Eko Records], Dakota [70Hz Recordings / Virgin EMI], Lao Ra [Black Butter Records], Kylie Minogue [BMG], David Guetta [Parlophone / Atlantic Records], Mollie King [Island Records UK] and OMI [Ultra / Columbia Records].

Meanwhile, Buxton’s still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Diane Warren (Celine Dion), Fiona Bevan (Ed Sheeran), Negin Djafari (Liza Owen), Chelcee Grimes (Kesha), Anita Blay (Neon Jungle), Chiara Hunter (Ella Henderson) and Karen Harding (Alex Newell).

Stream the audio clip for “Boosting My Ego” below.

Antigoni Buxton drafts Karen Harding for new collaboration

5 Jul

Antigoni Buxton has drafted Karen Harding for a new collaboration.

The British singer/songwriter is known for her singles “Open My Eyes,” which was co-written by Sophie “Frances” Cooke,” and “Say Something,” which was produced by Uzoechi “MNEK” Emenike.

Harding’s songwriting resume, on the other hand, boasts works with Alex Newell (“Shame”), Craig David (“Unbreakable”) and The Magician (“Together”).

She has also provided guest vocals for Giorgio Moroder (“Good for Me”), Wilkinson (“Sweet Lies”), Anton Powers (“Love You Better”), Jerome Price (“Nobody”), Arches (“New Love”), This Diamond Life (“The Weekend”), Blonde (“Feel Good”) and Tough Love (“Like I Can”).

Meanwhile, Buxton’s first project is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Island Records.

The still-untitled collection reportedly delivers songwriting contributions from Diane Warren (Leona Lewis), Fiona Bevan (Charlotte OC), Negin Djafari (Louisa Johnson), Chelcee Grimes (Calvin Harris), Anita Blay (Little Mix), Chiara Hunter (David Guetta) and Jack McManus (Una Healy).

On the production front, Buxton has worked with LOSTBOY (Becky Hill), Two Inch Punch (JP Cooper), Paddy Hunt (Imani Williams), MNEK (Mullally), Jack Splash (Katy Perry), Tre Jean-Marie (Ella Mai), Phil Cook (Taya), Michael Angelo (Sam Smith) and Goldfingers (Liza Owen).

Watch the music video for “New Love” below.

Antigoni Buxton hits the studio with Chiara Hunter, Goldfingers

30 Jun

British singer/songwriter Antigoni Buxton has recorded new material Goldfingers and Chiara Hunter for her upcoming debut collection under Universal Music Group / Island Records UK.

Having produced Liza Owen’s “Better with Me,” Goldfingers – composed of Frank Nobel and Linus Nordstrom – have also contributed to the next projects by Kamille, John Newman, Fleur East, Charlotte OC, Mali-Koa, and Lovelle.

Meanwhile, Hunter is known for co-writing Sigma & Take That’s “Cry,” Galantis’ “Rich Boy,” Rebecca Ferguson’s “Don’t Want You Back,” Chloe Martini’s “Change of Heart,” and Sonny Alvin’s “Make Me Feel.”

Buxton’s first project, on the other hand, reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Diane Warren (Britney Spears), Fiona Bevan (Tom Walker), Negin Djafari (Mabel McVey), Chelcee Grimes (Rita Ora), Anita Blay (Little Mix) and Jack McManus (Una Healy).

On the production front, Buxton has also worked with LOSTBOY (Marlon Roudette), Two Inch Punch (Amber Mark), Paddy Hunt (Sarah Close), MNEK (Charli XCX), Phil Cook (Jasmine Thompson), Tre Jean-Marie (Craig David), Michael Angelo (Imani Williams) and Jack Splash (Pixie Lott).

Watch an exclusive live performance of “Boosting My Ego” below.

Ali Tamposi teases new collaboration with David Guetta

25 Jun

Ali Tamposi has teased a new collaboration with David Guetta.

“@davidguetta you’re the man! Thanks for an incredible week,” the American singer/songwriter posted to her Instagram account on Saturday (June 24, 2017).

Notable songwriting credits by Tamposi include Kelly Clarkson’s “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You),” Liza Owen’s “Don’t Call Me Baby,” Cover Drive’s “Can’t Live in a World,” Lea Michele’s “Run to You,” Kygo’s “It Ain’t Me” (featuring Selena Gomez), and DJ Snake’s “Let Me Love You” (featuring Justin Bieber).

Her extensive resume boasts additional works with producers including John Shanks, Toby Gad, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Louis Biancaniello, Sam Watters, Teddy Geiger, Julian Bunetta, Fraser T. Smith, Greg Kurstin, Jim Jonsin, Boi-1da, Supa Dups, Jim Beanz, RedOne, and The Monsters & Strangerz.

Meanwhile, Guetta is expected to release his seventh studio collection – featuring promotional singles “2U” and “Light My Body Up” – later this year via Atlantic Records (US) and Parlophone Records (UK).

The follow-up to 2014’s “Listen,” reportedly delivers further contributions from Karen Poole (Janet Jackson), Sean Douglas (Big Boi), Chiara Hunter (Paloma Faith), Scott Harris (Shawn Mendes), Jin Jin (Dido), Cass Lowe (Sam Smith), Kamille (Louisa Johnson) and Jason Evigan (Charlie Puth).

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Tamposi’s work!